The San Francisco Examiner from San Francisco, California on March 25, 1960 · 3
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No Quarters Asked? ed and Board Rebels Two Navy jet pilots were killed in separate training flights fro mthe USS Hancock yesterday as the aircraft carrier maneuvered off the northern California coast. First, Commander Ejnar N. C. Thompson, 39, a fighter squadron skipper, died when his plane crashed and exploded in the Santa Cruz Mountains about 16 miles southwest of San Jose. He was only a minute or two from his home base, Moffett Naval Air Station. About four hours later, ?. Fury attack bomber plum meted into the sea shortly after takeoff about 150 miles west of the Golden Gate. The pilot's body was recovered by a helicopter from the Hancock. He was identified as Lt. (jg Bruce H. Purvis, 25, of 315 COMDR. THOMPSON . . , his jet hit ridge Abbott Ave., Milpitas, a native of Vale, Ore. Commander Thompson was making an instrument ap- At 8;55 a. m. he radioed the field that all was normal. Seconds later his F3H Demon fighter slammed into Montebello Ridge, back of Stevens Creek Park only 100 feet below the 2,200-foot summit. The plane scorched a 300- yard -long swath through scrub oak and brush before blowing to bits. Thompson's body was found under a tree. PARACHUTE OPEN His parachute was open, indicating his plane may have suddenly become disabled and he tried to eject himself Thompson, who commanded Squadrom 213 since Decern ber, is survived by his widow, Margaret; a son, Ejnar Jr., 15, and daughter, Susan. 12. They live at 483 Los Ninos Way, Los Altos. The Hancock is scheduled to dock at 3 p. m. today at Alameda Naval Air Station. OK Seen for Arts Palaee Land Deal A bill which would give San Francisco clear title to the Palace of Fine Arts lands and make way for recon struction will be passed by- Congress within two weeks, Industrialist Waiter S. John son said yesterday- John son, who returned Wednesday from Washington, said that once the bill is passed, the city and State can enter into an agreement for reconstruction of the crumbling building. "Construction should get started within two or three months," Johnson said. Johnson, who donated $2,000,000 to restore the picturesque structure, said that Congressman John F. Shel ley, who sponsored the bill, and Senator Thomas H. Kuchel promised him they would rush the bill through as soon as possible. "After I talked with Shelley, the House Armed Serv ices Subcommittee approved the bill in two minutes flat," Johnson said. '"We shouldn't have any more trouble." The bill would clear title to undeveloped streets now covered by the lagoon. The Army turned the property over to the city in 1876 but retained title to the extended streets. Educator Dies SAN DIEGO (Calif.), March 24. (AP) Dr. John R. Turner, author of several books on economics, retired University of West Virginia presi dent and former Government official, died in his home to day. He was 79. proach over the foggy coast. 1 1 1 1 1 1 ( 1 1 1 1 1 1 f 1 1 r 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 r 1 1 1 1 1 1 i 1 1 1 f 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 m 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 i 1 1 1 1 m 1 1 f 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 M 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 mi minimi Boy Smokers Blamed in Fire A fire, believed started ac j cidentally by two 13 year ok boys, yesterday caused ar, estimated $15,000 damage tc a home in the Emerald Lake area west of Redwood City. The boys, Keith Hiscock and Lou Miranda, apparently were smoking cigarets in one )f the bedrooms of the His- :ock home at 808 Vista Drive, tccording to San Mateo Deputy Sheriff Harry Bushman. when one of the cigarets touched off the fire. ine two ooys men ran away. The fire destroyed five bedrooms and one bathroom of the Hiscock home before the San Mateo County Fire Department put out the blaze Adenauer Hop HONOLULU. March 24. (UPD West German Chan cellor Konrad Adenauer flew to Wake Island and Tokyo today on the next leg of his world tour. r '71, " , " 1 rr i ( SPRING IS A WONDERFUL TIME TO REPLACE OFFICE FURNISHINGS WHICH HAVE SEEN TOO MANY WINTERS pin lip Ff offices . . . designed . . . decorated . . . equipped 55 MARKET STREET DOUGLAS 2-3700 By WILLIAM MACKEY A hungry band of otherwise hardy holdouts vowed yesterday not to flee the historic Hotaling Mansion just because the sheriff is taking the beds. These were the brave among the 26 young tenants of the musty old manse at 1900 Franklin St. who face virtual eviction through no fault of their own. The not so brave mainly the six pretty women among the "Mansion Residence Club" membership w e r e hunting other quarters. The sheriff already has removed the crockery from the cookery and for the first time in a decade there was no community breakfast yesterday in the Mansion Club. TV REMOVED Deputies also have removed the dining room tables, the recreation room furnishings and the TV set under a writ of attachment obtained by the building's owners. The owners claim that James F. Markall, the clubs manager, owes them $6,500 reasonable rental value of the mansion. The attachment is against all Markall's personal property which includes the beds and bureaus in his tenants' rooms. Each of the young working men and working women were notified yesterday that the sheriff will be around with a moving van at 8 a. m. today to take the beds. "I'm not leaving," said Larry Adams, 29, a salesman for a duplicating machine company. "If they come for the bed I'll hide my mattress. . . . I've got no place else to go." SOME ENCOURAGEMENT The sheriff gave Adams and the other stayers a measure of strictly unofficial encouragement, however. Chief Deputy Howard E. Dunn said the legal proceed ings in no way involve the personal eviction of the tenants. He admitted that his office had sent around the notices announcing today's bed-removal operation, but added: "Whether or not we will take the beds is an open legal question at this time." Meanwhile, the attorney for Manager Markall, Robert D. Barbagelata, said his client probably will file a damage suit alleging the attachment of the club's furnishings was unlawful. The shabby old mansion, elegant in its day, was the home of the progeny of A. P, Hotaling who made his money in whisky before the turn of the century. Its back stoop was the scene of the famous "poisoned half and-half" incident, when one &3Lx8ffltttfr-.$c.l 3 Friday, Mw.H, I960 CCCC of Hotaling's sons asserted he was the victim of a murder plot. Somebody switched milk bottles on the Hotaling pantry steps and left the family a quart dosed with poison. Fortunately, nobody drank it, but there was angry blood among the Hotaling heirs thereafter. 1860ceIebrating a century of fashion1960 in Ferries? Just a Dream EXAMINER BUREAU, SAC RAMENTO, March 24. The possibility that high - speed ferry boats might flit across San Francisco Bay was offi cially scoffed at here today. Public Works Director Rob ert B. Bradford, in a letter to State Senator J. Eugene Mc- Ateer, San Francisco Democrat, declared: "I don't wish to answer for the Bay Area Rapid Transit District, but I do point out that the transier irom one vehicle to another and then back again at the very heart of the projected rapid transit system threatens the regional nature and character of the system." Finance Director John B. Carr came up with the high speed ferry plan last month, suggesting that aluminum- hulled boats would be better than a "hole bored under the water between San Francisco and Oakland" the proposed rapid transit tube. 3 a W f if . '! ft t f S k r V I This taII STORy of mHan straw will top anything! Such a flattering hat in toast, navy, green or black with rose trim split brim. From our Hat Shop's exciting collection, T J.J San Francisco Oakland Barktlay Bay fair Shopping Center San Matae Stanford Shopping Centar Palo Alto San Joas Frsn Sacramanto Santa Barbara Squaw Valley stroocU's spmNQ'liqhT ON'ThE'qO TWEEd 1 I A coat of great case and casual good looks ... to go over everything you own ... go with you anywhere, anytime. Tailored of Stroock light Uamalace tweed with standaway collar, young shorter sleeves. Beigs or navy. : Petite 6-14. 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